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convert time to double

Pramod P Deore
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Hi all I want to convert time to double as if suppose now time is 11hr and 40min . then I want to convert this into double as 11.40 how to do this?

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Pramod P Deore
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Is it okay? any better solution?
Jesper de Jong
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That would work, but I wonder why you would want to do that.

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Rob Spoor

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11.40 isn't an accurate representation of 11:40. You'd need to divide the minutes by 60, not 100, giving 11.66666666.... If you only need it for displaying use SimpleDateFormat instead.

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